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A Scouts Take: 15 Thoughts on the NFL Draft

Friday, April 6th, 2012
The Patriots won’t get Mark Barron unless they trade up for him.

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

With the NFL Draft only 21 days away, my 15 thoughts return to take a look at all topics draft related. Who is rising, who is falling and what can we expect to see happen early in the draft. All that and much more in this week’s installment.


2012 NFL Draft: Who Could Fall Into the 2nd Round?

Monday, February 13th, 2012
Dont'a Hightower Patriots NFL Draft

Could a potential poor showing at the combine make Dont'a Hightower available to the Patriots in the second round?

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

Every draft season, there seems to be one player with a consensus first round grade that drops for one reason or another to the middle of the second round or even further.

In the recent past, we’ve seen players like Da’Quan Bowers, Justin Houston, Carlos Dunlap, Ryan Mallett, Brandon Spikes, etc. all fall because of injuries, character issues, or whatever was going on with Ryan Mallett last season.

Here are some players in the 2012 Draft class that I could see fall out of the first round:

Melvin Ingram Scouting Report

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

QB / RB / WR / TE / OT / OG / OC / DT / DE / OLB / ILB / CB / SS

Melvin Ingram Scouting Report (Photo: ICON SMI)

Melvin Ingram, DE/OLB, South Carolina

Height: 6’1″
Weight: 264
Grade: 7.0PH (Grading Scale)

Hands: 9 5/8″ Arms: 31 1/2″

40: 4.66 10: 1.65 Bench: 28 Reps Vert: 34.5″ Broad: 9’1″ 3-Cone: 6.83


2012 Senior Bowl: Melvin Ingram Interview

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Melvin Ingram (DE/OLB, South Carolina) has had a pretty incredible week down in Mobile, Alabama. He took some time after Senior Bowl practice to chat with Doug Kyed.

Ingram talks about where he fits at in the NFL, who he models his game after, and what he is doing to prepare for the combine.

The former Gamecock is currently our #3 defensive end.

Mike Loyko also had a chance to chat with Ingram.

Senior Bowl: Day Two South Defense

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

NEPD Staff Writer: Mike Loyko

I finally got a chance to watch the South team practice today and I was impressed. Out of the two teams the South team definitely has the better pro prospects. Here are my notes from the practice. (more…)

Senior Bowl Report: Possible Patriots Targets

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012


NEPD Staff Writer: Mike Loyko

Coming off a thrilling AFC Championship victory, it’s tough to focus on anything other than the Super Bowl right now. However, the Senior Bowl starts this week, showcasing the finest Senior college football players in the country.

In this article we take a look at which players might be of specific interest to the New England Patriots in April’s NFL Draft and why.


Film Room: Nebraska vs South Carolina

Saturday, January 7th, 2012
Alshon Jeffrey 2012 NFL Draft

Alshon Jeffrey fought off critics, as well as Cornhuskers in this bowl game.

It’s safe to say that the 2012 NFL Draft prospects in the Capital One Bowl between Nebraska and South Carolina went down fighting.

Here is what we thought of their performances, including one dismal performance by a highly-regarded prospect.


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